Try these 5 walks through Walpole and learn something new about its cultural and historic sites.

Boston: Walk to the Democratic National Convention

The DNC might not be in town, but follow this walk to the FleetCenter and pass by some must-see tourist attractions.


This walk explores the community's ancient center and winds around the lovely Lake Quannapowitt to return to its beginning.

Watertown: The Upper Charles River Reservation

Starting at the Watertown Dam, a walk along the rustic, overgrown Upper Charles River Reservation is the ideal way to spend a lazy afternoon.

Boston: The Neponset River and Ashmont Hill

This trail along the Neponset River takes you to chocolate mills, historic residential areas, and one of the last remaining wildlife sanctuaries at the edge of Boston Harbor.

Hull: The Hull Peninsula

The Hull Peninsula remains one of Boston's best-kept secrets with its Carousel, Pier and white sandy beaches.

Somerville: The Hills of Somerville

Somerville has capitalized on its steep hills to build a vibrant community featuring the Round House, a museum and a former residence of President Obama.

Newton: The Fields of Newton

Explore Newton's topography, its oldest roads, that 19th-centry architecture to find vestiges of its rolling hills.

Boston: Southwest Corridor Park

Follow this walk to see what happens when a park is built instead of an expressway.

Boston: South Boston and Dorchester Bay

South Boston is home to beaches, boathouses, and panoramic views of Boston Harbor and Dorchester Bay.


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